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Scientific advice rejected to dodge cancer warning after “unprecedented” lobbying

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
But the Commission wants to exempt products containing the substance in liquid form, going against agency advice. This is the first time the Commission has ever rejected an ECHA opinion since the agency was formed in 2008. JCTA Note: See how much money they spend on lobbying continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to sun articles 2/4/19—2/10/19

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Sunlight Institute Responses to sun articles 2/4/19—2/10/19   https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-tan-789157/ I was hoping to read that the President used a sunbed (tanning bed), because it would extend the life of this terrific man. I’m talking seriously here! Here are a few facts about tanning beds that this group of president haters probably did not know:
  • In winter, the most natural way to optimize vitamin D levels is to use an old-fashioned sunbed, which can bring vitamin D levels from winter levels to summer levels in about 5 weeks.
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What’s Best For Vitamin D: Sunshine, Tanning Bed, Or Supplement?

Friday, February 8, 2019
Top 3 ways to make or get vitamin d - #1 sunlight, #2 - sunbed and last supplements continue reading

Studies Found WHO Report on Sunbeds Unbalanced and Inaccurate

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The World Health Organization and a European SCHEER Report misrepresented the quality of the research used and omitted relevant confounding information in the groups’ most recent publications on sunbeds, according to research reports published last year in the journal Anticancer Research. continue reading

Dr. Tim Ioannides Explains How Vitamin D Can Help Calm Skin Conditions

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Another Dermatologist recommending moderate exposure to sunlight continue reading

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